Photo: West Indies captain Jason Holder plays a shot through the onside during his inningg of 30 not out in the first innings of the firts Test against Pakistan in the Brighto Paints presents the Q Mobile Cup Series being played at Sabina Park,
Pakistan held the advantage over the West Indies after day one of the first Test in the Brighto Paints presents the Q Mobile Cup Series, being played at Sabina Park, after they reduced the home team to 244/7 at stumps on a day when only 81 overs were possible due to bad light.
Photo: West Idies Test captain Jason Holder
Jamaica’s most historic international cricket ground, Sabina Park, will host its 50th Test match today when the West Indies takes on Pakistan in the first of a three match Test Series beginning at 10am.
Two other Test venues in the region have reached that milestone, The Kensington Oval in Barbados and the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago.
Photo: West Indies Captain Jason Holder
When both team met earlier this year in the Caribbean, it was a clean sweep for the touring side as Australia won 2-0, but the tour down under that will get on its way on Wednesday grants the West Indies team an opportunity for redemption.
Captain Jason Holder is expecting a more consistent performance from his team in the upcoming three-match Test series against Australia.
Photo: Steven Smith scored 199 and 54 not out to set up the massive Australia win by 277 runs over the West Indies at Sabina Park inside four days as the tourists ran out 2-0 series winners.
Australia won the second Test against the West Indies by a margin of 277 runs, inside four days at Sabina Park to win the series 2-0 and retain the Sir Frank Worrell Trophy.
Photo: Jason Holder (WICB Photo)
Young Barbadian fast bowler Jason Holder has been handed the lead role in the West Indies One day International (ODI) team, replacing Dwayne Bravo, for the five-match ODI series against South Africa, which starts on January 16, 2015.
Bravo, who had replaced Darren Sammy as the ODI captain in May 2013, has been left out of the squad for the South Africa one-dayers but is a part of the T20 side.